What’s On

Our artists have a vibrant schedule of events throughout the year.

Festive print making

Rowan arts centre 40 Humberstone Road, Cambridge

Surprise your friends and family with hand-made holiday cards and gift tags, making every present a true masterpiece. In this workshop, you will be supported and encouraged to express your unique style and personality in a lino or gel plate print design, which you can then use to decorate a range of materials such as …

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Puzzle Purse Letter

Rowan arts centre 40 Humberstone Road, Cambridge

Step into the world of Victorian Puzzle Purse Letters, a truly special way to write letters to your loved ones this festive period. In this workshop, you’ll learn to create unique and beautiful letters with ornate envelopes, hidden compartments, and secret messages. Combining skills of origami, letter writing, illustration and drawing; it’s a chance to …

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Make your own festive wreath

Rowan arts centre 40 Humberstone Road, Cambridge

Make your own bespoke festive wreath for your door this season, using natural and traditional materials. Or perhaps make something more unusual and quirky, (re-)using small objects & decorations of your choice. When: Thursday 30 November, 6.30pm to 9pm (2.5 hours) Tutor: Rebecca Lindum Greene is a multidisciplinary, socially and environmentally engaged artist. Originally trained …

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Exploring Intaglio Printmaking with Charlotte Aldis at Cambridge Makers

Cambridge Art Makers 6 Lintech Ct, Linton

This course offers you the opportunity to explore a variety of intaglio printmaking techniques using different ways to disrupt different surfaces and apply colour to create unique prints. You can explore drypoint techniques, using plastic plates, TetraPak and other recycled items. You can experiment with collagraph, cardboard cut and chine-collé. Whether you have done it …

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Cambridge Art Makers Felt Making with Lisa Fretwell

Cambridge Art Makers 6 Lintech Ct, Linton

Through these five weeks Lisa will introduce you to the art of felt making and teach you how to create your own felted pieces. You will be introduced to the history of feltmaking, learn to make pre-felt, learn how to blend colours using carders, learn how to combine pre-felts, manipulation techiques and how to embellish …

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Cambridge Art Makers – Festive Open Studios 2023

Cambridge Art Makers 6 Lintech Ct, Linton

Saturday 2nd – Sunday 3rd December | 11.00 – 16.00 Delightful pieces of jewellery, homeware, wood carving, cards and textiles will be available to buy. Tea, coffee and treats on tap! Come and see what we have to offer! Join us for a joyful weekend of creativity! Buy and enjoy creations from our tutors and …

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Ted Coney’s Family Portraits – Ely’s first pop-up gallery

Ted Coney's Family Portraits 49 Waterside, Ely

A guided tour by the artist of his house and studio to see some of the paintings, installations and objects created about family life over the last fifty years. Dates: Sundays between 30th April - 3rd December (other times by appointment) Tours must be booked at least 24 hours in advance, though longer is preferred. …

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Rowan’s Christmas Fair

Rowan arts centre 40 Humberstone Road, Cambridge

Join us for our annual winter warmer! When: Wednesday 6 December, 5pm to 8pm. Where: 40 Humberstone Road, Cambridge, CB4 1JG With the Christmas shop open, a chance to have a tour of the arts centre, a raffle and live music it's not to be missed. Plus you will be offered a cheeky class of …

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Needle Felting course with The Lady Moth

Cambridge Art Makers 6 Lintech Ct, Linton

On this course you will learn the art of needle felting through creation of Zenia's gorgeous winter sunset scene. By working through her exquisite designs on a day course you learn the basics of needle felting and apply it to this lovely 2D design. You will learn to add and blend colours, working on proportions …

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Stained Glass Course with Jill Fordham

Cambridge Art Makers 6 Lintech Ct, Linton

Create pretty light-catching glass artworks using the copperfoiling stained glass technique. Copperfoiling is a way of assembling pieces of glass using copper tape and solder; a technique used in the making of tiffany lampshades. Have fun selecting from a huge variety of vibrant coloured glass to make a colourful suncatcher. Learn basic glass cutting, copperfoiling …

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